English Room

English Room

by Chippy Irvine, Christopher Simon Sykes
     
 

The English Room takes you on a room-by-room exploration of the English home, contrasting town with country life, rooms designed for pleasure with those for more practical needs, and rooms meant to receive visitors with those that are private retreats. Country cottages and London flats, high ceilinged drawing rooms and farmhouse kitchens all conjure up the essence of…  See more details below

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The English Room takes you on a room-by-room exploration of the English home, contrasting town with country life, rooms designed for pleasure with those for more practical needs, and rooms meant to receive visitors with those that are private retreats. Country cottages and London flats, high ceilinged drawing rooms and farmhouse kitchens all conjure up the essence of English life. Chippy and Keith Irvine cover the history and changes in customs that have contributed to the creation of the English home, providing inspiration for today's interior decorator.

Author Biography: Chippy Irvine is a contributing editor for Art & Antiques and the author of nine books, including two for Bulfinch. Her husband, Keith Irvine, is an eminent interior designer with the renowned New York design firm, Irvine Fleming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780821227053
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
1ST US
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.66(w) x 11.42(h) x 0.84(d)

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